MLB Rumors: Jacob DeGrom Expected Return Date Revealed

Jacob deGrom's anticipated return to the Texas Rangers has been a focal point amidst a challenging start to his tenure with the team. 

Signed to a significant five-year deal before the 2023 season, deGrom has been sidelined for much of his Rangers career due to elbow surgery, limiting him to just six starts thus far. 

Despite these setbacks, recent updates from MLB insider Bob Nightengale indicate positive developments in deGrom's recovery, with the Rangers targeting an August activation date for the star pitcher.

Following his surgery to repair a torn UCL last June, deGrom's journey back to the mound has been marked by encouraging signs. 

His recent return to mound work and ongoing rehabilitation progress suggest that he could potentially begin a rehab assignment in July, setting the stage for his long-awaited comeback in August. 

This news comes at a critical juncture for the Rangers, who are navigating a competitive AL West and aiming to solidify their pitching rotation for a postseason push.

With the Rangers showing signs of improvement and receiving contributions from returning players like Max Scherzer, deGrom's return promises to bolster their pitching staff significantly.

In his time with the Rangers, the 36-year-old has posted a 2-0 record, 2.67 ERA, 0.76 WHIP, with 45 strikeouts across 30.1 innings and six starts.

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